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Prepare your community for holiday and winter fire safety: Live NVFC Facebook event Thursday, November 18, 3 p.m. ET

Preparing your community for the unique fire and burn risks associated with the holiday and winter season is an evolving challenge for fire departments and injury prevention professionals. Those responsible for fire and life safety (FLS) education can learn and…

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Remind households to cook with caution on Thanksgiving Day, by far the leading day of the year for home cooking fires

Thanksgiving Day is by far the leading day for home cooking fires, with more than three times as many cooking fires occurring on that day as a typical day of the year. In 2019, an estimated 1,400 home cooking fires…

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“Squid Game” TikTok challenge reinforces risk of cooking burns

A recent TikTok challenge encouraging fans of the popular Netflix show “Squid Game” to make dalgona – a South Korean candy made from melted sugar – has resulted in serious burns among children. According to a recent FOX news article,…

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Home structure fires and even home fire deaths are all too common in the news

Stories of home structure fires and even home fire deaths are all too common in the news. During 2015 to 2019, US fire departments responded to an estimated average of 346,800 home structure fires per year. These fires caused an…

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“Squid Game” TikTok challenge reinforces risk of cooking burns

A recent TikTok challenge encouraging fans of the popular Netflix show “Squid Game” to make dalgona – a South Korean candy made from melted sugar – has resulted in serious burns among children. According to a recent FOX news article,…

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Home structure fires and even home fire deaths are all too common in the news

Stories of home structure fires and even home fire deaths are all too common in the news. During 2015 to 2019, US fire departments responded to an estimated average of 346,800 home structure fires per year. These fires caused an…

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Lewes Becomes Second City in Delaware to Require Fire Sprinklers in all New Homes

The fight to put fire sprinklers in every home took a step in the right direction earlier this month as the city council for Lewes, Delaware approved an ordinance to require fire sprinklers to be put in every new home…

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Lewes Becomes Second City in Delaware to Require Fire Sprinklers in all New Homes

The fight to put fire sprinklers in every home took a step in the right direction earlier this month as the city council for Lewes, Delaware approved an ordinance to require fire sprinklers to be put in every new home…

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HFSC and NFSA Team up to Show the Effectiveness of Home Fire Sprinklers Using Virtual Reality

Last week in Ashland City, Tennessee, the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) teamed up to record a live fire video shoot at a single family home. But this shoot was unique from any…

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Take the NFPA 125th Anniversary Quiz for a Chance to win an Anniversary Challenge Coin

NFPA launched its 125th Anniversary Quiz Sweepstakes today to test participants’ knowledge of the association, and to celebrate the collective work, energy, and commitment of the countless groups and individuals who have contributed to the association’s achievements over the past 125 years. In honor of…

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